D I KHAN: District administration is taking solid measures to extend relief to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan staying here with distributing over 28,920 food and 14,564 non-food items among 5985 families, so far.
According to an official report, three assistance centers in government educational facilities have been wound-up and a new center at Sports Stadium, Ratta Kulchi has been made operational to distribute relief good among these families.
Regarding the cash disbursement process, the report says, over 3107 displaced families have received Rs 8000 each family through 30 UBL and Omni points, across the district.
As far as healthcare facilities are concerned, the report reveals that gastro, allergy and water-borne diseases are common among the IDPs and so far over 10,982 patients have been provided medical treatment, besides medicine provided on the post.
Regarding polio-campaign for the IDPs, the document says, five polio campaigns have been completed in the district while in recent three-day campaign a total of 4319 IDPs children were vaccinated.
The district administration is also facing shortage of relief goods for these IDPs and has called upon concerned authorities to provide those items to conveniently and effectively extend relief to the displaced populace staying here.
The official daily report reflects the administration needs different items including 6,000 big tents, 6,000 mosquito nets, 18,000 bed-sheets, 6,000 water tanks, 18,000 solar lights, 6,000 pedestal fans and 6,000 mattresses for the IDPs who had migrated in wake of military operation in North Waziristan Agency.
However, the administration has accelerated its efforts to arrange the required items, succeeding to have received from some items from various organizations.